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Tip: Ladies, Stop Being Scale-Obsessed

The scale is just one tool for evaluating your progress, and not even a good one. Here's what you need to know.

3 Exercises That Will Wreck You

If your posture kinda sucks, you may be one exercise away from injury. Here's what to skip, plus alternatives to get you jacked and fix that ugly posture.

Tip: Don't Blindly Follow Any Program or Coach

Be the boss, think for yourself, and stop being a doormat. Here's how.

Tip: Don't Train Like a Pro Bodybuilder, Dummy

Sure, the pros can provide inspiration, but here are 4 things natural lifters need to know.

Tip: The Mobility Drill You Need to be Doing

Do this on the your next off day to move better and feel better. Take a look.

Tip: Creatine and Water Weight

Is the weight gain from creatine mostly water or muscle? Here are the facts.

Tip: Use Bi-Phasic Stretching To Boost Gains

Recover faster from tough workouts and prepare your body to hit it hard again. Here's how.

Tip: How to Foam Roll on Rest Days

It's different than how you do it before or after workouts. Here's a quick guide and video.

5 Ways To Fire Up Your Workout

Make the workout you're already doing more effective. These five simple tweaks can help you get more out of every session.

Tip: A New Way to Build Your Traps

Not only will this exercise strengthen your traps, it'll also keep your shoulders healthy. Check it out.

Tip: A Better Way to Box Jump

This advanced exercise will build explosive power from the ground up. Check it out.

Tip: Eat These Beans to Get Lean

Beans really are the magical fruit. Well, at least one variety of beans is. Check out this science.

Tip: Build Your Back With This Unique Training Method

Cluster sets are magical. Here's how to use them for pull-ups.

Tip: The First Step to Core Strength

A strong core improves all your big lifts, but most people skip this step. Here's what they're missing.

Tip: Perform Sets Like This for Long-Term Gains

Here's a better way to plan your sets and reps that prevents burnout and leads to more size and strength gains.

Tip: Add a Booster Workout to Your Week

It doesn't matter if your main goal is to get bigger, get stronger, or get ripped. This "booster" session will get you there faster. Check it out.

Tip: Use Dumbbells For This Proven Backside Builder

You've done this posterior chain exercise with a bar, but this variation with dumbbells is even better. Take a look.

Tip: Don't Forget Your Micros

Sure, the macros – protein, carbohydrate and fat – are important, but bodybuilders shouldn't overlook micronutrients. Here's why.

Tip: Fix Your Push-Up Form, Save Your Face

Here's the simplest way to hone in on the ideal push-up mechanics.

Tip: A Better Way to Row

Build a bigger back with this new twist on the seated row. Take a look.

Tip: Drop-Blocks for Maximum Growth

If your main goal is hypertrophy, this new progression model will help you build slabs of muscle. Take a look.

Tip: Do the Fat Man Pull-Up

Don't worry, you don't have to be a fat man, or even a man, to benefit from this exercise. Here are two ways to ramp it up.

Tip: Build Biceps & Abs With the Inverted Curl

Target two muscles groups with just one super-effective exercise. Here's how.

Tip: Treat Lower Back Pain the Smart Way

Ever roll around on a lacrosse ball or two tennis balls taped together? That might be hurting more than helping. Here's a better way.